08-23-2006, 04:51 AM
| | Re: ATA
"Jon Farmer" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> Mick wrote:
> > With the knowledge that VOIP services do not offer a
> > 999 facility yet, you should only rely on VOIP as your
> > main house phone system IF you have an alternative - I
> > sahll rely on the mobile phones for 999 and once I have
> > full confidence in Sipgate, NTL will be disconnected.
> The are some UK VoIP services that can offer UK emergency
> 999/112 services.
But Sipgate, which the OP is using, is not one of them (yet).
Even so, it's wise not to rely on them, given the (current) level of
reliablity, knowing that if the power fails then you'll lose service
anyway unless you have a UPS. Better IMHO to keep a mobile on and